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My boyfriend has what we think are parasites. But he has sores all over his legs where he has picked out pin size bugs and taken pics and enlarged them. They also come out of how eye and nose! Same shape! He is doing a cleaner and all supplements that parasites hate. He has been to 3 dermatis Drs who say he's crazy! He's done 2 rounds of ivermectin to no avail. Everything he removes looks the same. It has a sac, tail, white, and black bumps, and has little claws. The babies seem to come out of his nose! Help!

Doctor's Assistant: How long have you been dealing with this? Are you having any breathing problems?

16 months. He had terrible breathing problems and bloating until he took "intesticlear" that we found on Amazon. His bloating has been going down a lot!! Breathing is better! But sores and still microscopic bugs picked out of his skin.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No... 61 years old

Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Dermatology
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
He has some new spots on his belly now and back. Is this spreading or are these parasites just angry with the cleanse and supplements they dont like? My boyfriend has been a sushi eater and rare beef eater!
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
When am I going to get my answer????
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Dermatologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Dermatologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Please send the pictures you/he has taken.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
How do I send pictures on here? Do I text them to the text I got?
Dermatologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 4 months ago

You will see "add files" select the file then click "add files." I will then be able to see them.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Where do I see "add files" on this site?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Oh, just found it sorry...
Dermatologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Have you attached and sent pics?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Sending them now! They only come out of his skin!!!!!
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
They come only out of his skin!!! Is there an antibiotic that will kill them?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
He's removed hundreds! We was bedding and are in separate bedrooms! We are CLEAN PEOPLE!!!!
Dermatologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 4 months ago

This looks like scabies or lice/crabs. This is not about being clean. Once infected, all clothing, bedding, carpet must be exterminated or he will get reinfected. May I suggest he schedule a visit to an Infection Disease specialist, not a Dermatologist to determine exactly what he is infected with. Only then, the appropriate treatment can be started. I wish I could provide more, but I can't make a definitive diagnosis from his history and the pictures.

Thank you for allowing me to provide assistance.

I am available to answer any additional questions you may have.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
When you say exterminated, what can we get to do that? We are on this site because his health insurance doesn't start until January 1st! He's putting antibiotic on his sores where he removes them! Can we do anything else until January 1st?
Dermatologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 4 months ago

A professional exterminator is needed if this is scabies or lice. Chemicals available in Lowes or Home Depot will not work.

Purchase 1% Hydrocortisone Cream and apply to affected areas twice daily. This will help with any inflammation and itching.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok thank you very much! We will deal with that! Why haven't I gotten them? Should I be worried?
Dermatologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 4 months ago

You are welcome.

I can't answer why you haven't been infected, but don't put yourself in danger. Continue to sleep in separate rooms/beds until a diagnosis and treatment are completed.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok will do. He JUST saw a picture online of legs with sores like his. Skin parasites! Omg it says you can get them from water! When we magnify the bugs they don't look like scabies! Plus they don't burrow in lines like scabies! ( I know that from teaching) we had an outbreak one year! These bugs have a tail, spots, and little claws when magnified!
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
He gets little gel things from his nose and eyes! I noticed an eye Dr was looking at my question. Can he/she or you explain that?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
He's also done 3 ivermectin treatments. That should've killed the scabies, correct? Washed everything!!!!
Dermatologist: Dr Stan, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Yes, this treatment should have killed scabies.

If you prefer I will opt out and allow another expert to try and help you.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I would prefer another expert, but REALLY appreciate your opinion! You are just telling us what 3 other dermotologist told us.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
We magnified the different stages of this worm like parasite! Could it be a hookworm?
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
When am I going to get a response???
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
When will I get our answer!
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